We invite you to read the reports made on the occasion of the Side Event of the 38th Session of the UN Human Rights Council organized by our member Dr. Daniel Mekonnen, last 25th of June in Geneva.
The Eritrean Human Rights Cause at a Critical Juncture: Reflections on Progress, Pitfalls and Prospects The following is a full text of the Opening Remarks, given by the Director of the Eritrean Law Society (ELS), Dr. Daniel Mekonnen, at a side event (panel discussion) organized on the fringes of the 38th Session of the UN Human Rights Council. -> http://erilaw.org/opening-remarks-at-a-side-event-in-geneva/
The following is a full text of a statement made on 26 June 2018 at the 38th Session of the UN Human Rights Council on the occasion of the Interactive Dialogue at the Council of the UN Special Rapporteur on the Situation of Human Rights in Eritrea (Ms. Sheila B. Keetharuth). -> http://erilaw.org/statement-made-at-the-un-human-rights-council/ The statement, made on behalf of eight civil society organizations (including ELS), was read by Niat Hailemariam. The Interactive Dialogue was conducted following the publication of the fifth and most recent report of the Special Rapporteur, dated 11 June 2018, available here: https://www.ohchr.org/Documents/Countries/ER/A_HRC_38_50_EN.docx
-From left to right- Mr. Philippe Currat, former Secretary General of the ICB and member of the Human Rights Committee of the Geneva Bar Association,
Mr. Daniel Mekonnen, Director of the Eritrean Law Society and Mr. Björn Tunbäck, member of the Board of Reporters Without Borders, Swedish Section